Forage species selection, grazing management and hay production will be among topics covered at Texas AgriLife Extension’s Ranch Management University, scheduled for April 12-15 at Texas A&M University in College Station.

The workshop is designed to help new landowners improve their understanding of what it takes to manage various resources on their ranch properties. Other topics to be addressed include soils and soil fertility, weed and brush management, winter pasture establishment, ranch profit planning, marketing plan development, wildlife management, livestock management and more.

Attendance is limited to the first 50 people who enroll. The cost is $450 through April 8 and $475 April 9-12. The fee covers breakfast, lunch, three suppers and break refreshments as well as a resource CD containing more than 100 publications covering ranch resource management.

For additional information, contact Extension forage specialist Larry Redmon at 979-845-4826 or at